Mining


New mine scaling drum outperforms the competition!

Dec 19, 2016
In a head-to-head trial the Alpine Rockwheel model D30M (mining version) hydraulic rock cutting attachment was found to cut smoother, stronger and more continuously when compared to a competitive unit the customer was testing.  This was an ideal comparison because the…

Alpine D10 Rockwheel Cutting Potash

Oct 06, 2016
The Alpine D10 Rockwheel is the tool of choice for cutting potash.  Here you see the tool working in the Canadian potash mines for scaling, floor leveling, and trimming the back (roof) of the tunnel network.  This 40-hp (30-kW) cutter…

Will This New Coal Dust Rule Save Lives or Cost Jobs?

Jul 11, 2014
While the EPA regulations announced in early June curbing carbon emissions grabbed most of the headlines, a second set of regulations that are just as significant are scheduled to come into effect in August. This round of regulations comes from…

India Plans to Expedite New Coal Mining and Steel Projects

Jul 01, 2014
India has an energy problem. New Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the new government are looking to provide solutions. Elected to office in May, Modi ran on a promise to revitalize a struggling economy. He unseated his opponents in a…

States Sift Through Impact of New EPA Carbon Emission Guidelines

Jun 09, 2014
With the EPA officially making a formal statement and releasing their new carbon emission regulations in early June, companies that operate in the energy production industry have a clearer picture of the requirements, and how that will impact their businesses.…

EPA Plans to Announce New Carbon Emission Regulations

May 30, 2014
Announcements from the White House concerning tighter restriction on fresh carbon emission which could impact the mining sector are anticipated this week. In addition to the carbon emission cuts, the policy is rumored to provide states the benefit of using…